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Can I Date During Egg Freezing?

Posted in Egg Freezing, Fertility Preservation | Tagged Egg freezing, Fertility preservation July 24, 2018

The egg freezing process typically takes around 3 to 4 weeks, and it is common for women to wonder whether they are able to date during this time. Freezing your eggs does require a certain amount of time and energy, especially as you will need to attend appointments and recover after the egg retrieval procedure. By asking if they can date during egg freezing, many women are asking in particular…

10 Fast Facts about Egg Freezing (Fertility Preservation)

Posted in Egg Freezing, Fertility Preservation | Tagged Egg freezing, Fertility preservation, Cancer, Premature menopause, Premature ovarian failure, Endometriosis, Egg freezing cost March 8, 2018

Are you considering freezing your eggs? Egg freezing has enjoyed a dramatic surge of interest in recent years due to major companies like Facebook and Apple offering to pay for the procedure for interested employees. For many, the idea of freezing one’s eggs for use at a later time is remarkable, providing women with options that did not exist for their mothers and grandmothers. Fertility S…

Is Egg Freezing Right for Me?

Posted in Fertility Preservation | Tagged Egg Freezing, Fertility Preservation April 12, 2017

There isn’t one simple reason why women choose to freeze their eggs. Reasons for egg freezing can vary widely, including medical, social or other personal motivations. Fortunately, as fertility preservation becomes more prevalent across a wider female age range, more women can at least learn about and consider egg freezing as an option, instead of finding out about it after it’s too late. Why egg…

Three Ways a Cancer Diagnosis Affects Your Future Family Planning Goals

Posted in Fertility Preservation | Tagged Egg freezing, Sperm freezing, Fertility Preservation, Cancer, Family planning November 10, 2016

The reality of a cancer diagnosis already requires many important and overwhelming decisions. It’s understandable that a physician’s and oncologist’s focus post-diagnosis is treatment, but the future and goals of one’s life once treatment is complete is a great motivation during treatment. As a result, family planning was one factor that was often neglected while discussing cancer treatment -- until r…

How Fertility Should Factor into a Cancer Diagnosis

Posted in Fertility Preservation | Tagged Egg freezing, Cancer August 25, 2015

Are you facing a recent cancer diagnosis? Learning that you may need to undergo chemotherapy or radiation treatment is daunting for anyone, and most cancer patients are understandably 100% focused on their recovery from the time they grasp the diagnosis. However, many patients and doctors, even in modern medicine, skip over an important issue before diving into treatment: What about future…